This is where 10 million taxi journeys in Leeds start and finish

Taxis make an estimated 30 million journeys a year in Leeds and a third of them either start or finish in this one place.

By Rebecca Marano
Thursday, 21st November 2019, 6:00 am
Photo of taxis at Leeds Station.
Photo of taxis at Leeds Station.

According to Leeds Council, 10 million taxi and private hire journeys either start or finish at Leeds Station.

The council shared other interesting facts about taxis in the city.

Leeds has 6513 licensed taxi and private hire drivers.

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Around 700 people a year apply to work as a taxi driver and are trained and tested by the council.

Leeds City Council checks around 2000 vehicles a year on the street.